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The New Kid on the Block

The New Kid on the Block

by Jack Prelutsky Illustrated by James Stevenson

Collected here are more than 100 humorous poems, profusely illustrated, about such strange creatures and people as the Gloopy Gloopers and Baloney Belly Billy.

Praise for The New Kid on the Block

"An unerring choice of subjects close to the hearts of children." — Horn Book

Ages
8, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
3.7
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Number of Pages
153
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author and Illustrator

Jack Prelutsky Though Jack Prelutsky once believed poetry was the literary equivalent of liver ("I was told that it was good for me, but I wasn't convinced"), his verse has been turning children into poetry lovers for years.
James Stevenson

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